3 Lies I {Used} to Believe

I wanted to start a blog about 6 years ago.  I did, actually.  I had little purpose except to just write some thoughts about life on the world wide web and hope someone read or was at least interested in them.  It was 100% about me and it flopped. Fast forward to January 2017. In …

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How to Make a Happy Ending 

So in my book, I discussed the "Not Quite SuperMom," Rebekah. She was the kind of mother that we can't relate to. In fact, when we hear about Rebekah, we might breathe a sigh of relief because she did some pretty shameful things as a mom--things we would NEVER do. The Bible tells us that she …

It’s a Messy Life

Motherhood is messy. I still remember the feeling I had when my oldest had his first diaper blowout... Disgusting! I wanted an adult to come clean the mess, but alas.... I was the adult. As the kids get bigger, the messes seem to get bigger too, huh?  But it's messy in other ways too. It's …

Heaven’s Math

Math was never my favorite subject in school.  Don't get me wrong: I loved to play "Around the World" with math flashcards, and I enjoyed trying to beat my classmates at speed drills and calculations on the board.  But when I got older and math involved letters, the "math party" was over for me. I've …

The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe You’ll Ever Need

When I was a kid, my mom always used the cookie recipe on the back of the Toll House chocolate chips bag.  Every. Single. Time.  After my discovery of Pinterest, I was constantly trying out new recipes for everything---including chocolate chip cookies.  Until I found this one.  Since the day I first made that recipe, …